|HEXAMETHYLENE DIISOCYANATE||ICSC: 0278 (April 2017)|
| CAS #: 822-06-0
| UN #: 2281
|EC Number: 212-485-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible under specific conditions. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||NO open flames.||Use powder, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! AVOID ALL CONTACT! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! FIRST AID: USE PERSONAL PROTECTION.|
|Inhalation||Burning sensation. Cough. Sore throat. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness.||Protective gloves.||Wear protective gloves when administering first aid. Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Swelling of the eyelids.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
Fatal if inhaled
Toxic in contact with skin
Causes serious eye irritation
Causes skin irritation
May cause respiratory irritation
May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
May cause an allergic skin reaction
|Separated from incompatible materials and food and feedstuffs. See Chemical Dangers. Cool. Dry. Keep in the dark. Ventilation along the floor.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|HEXAMETHYLENE DIISOCYANATE||ICSC: 0278|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C8H12N2O2 / OCN-(CH2)6-NCO
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 0.005 ppm as TWA.
MAK: 0.035 mg/m3, 0.005 ppm; peak limitation category: I(1); sensitization of respiratory tract and skin (SAH); pregnancy risk group: D
|The symptoms of asthma often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort. Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact.
Anyone who has shown skin sensitization due to this substance should avoid all further contact.
Workers exposed to this compound may also be sensitized to other isocyanates.
The odour warning when the exposure limit value is exceeded is insufficient.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Seveso substances: Yes, categories H2
Symbol: T; R: 23-36/37/38-42/43; S: (1/2)-26-28-38-45
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